Taught course

Wireless Communication Systems

Institution
Lancaster University · Computing
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in Electronic/Electrical Engineering, Control, Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Physics or Mathematics. Relevant industry experience may be considered.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This course is designed to equip graduates with the specialist skills in modern wireless communication systems such as 3G, Wi-Fi, mobile WiMAX and LTE, space-time coding, software defined radio, and reconfigurable analogue and digital RF systems. It also provides knowledge in the use of wireless and DSP techniques in many application areas including Internet of Things, medical, geophysical, aerospace, automotive and environmental systems.

The degree provides a placement in either industry or research. Our dedicated Knowledge Business Centre maintains links to over 500 partner companies to ensure that students can apply their knowledge and skills in a real-world industry. Graduates from this course are actively sought after by employers in mobile and wireless industries.

Modules

· A Research or Industrially Focused Dissertation

· Advanced Communications

· Advanced Filters and Systems

· Digital Communications

· Digital Signal Processing

· Professional and Research Methodology

· Research or Industrial Placement

· Speech and Image Coding

· Wireless Broadband

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8000 per year
International students
£18,900 per year

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Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
d.stubbs@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1524 510515
Fax
+44 (0)1524 510492